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Automating the New ISO 22301 Global BCMS Standard

June 17, 2013

alvordISO 22301 details a quality, globally accepted, auditable BCMS standard  Like all ISO's, it results from expert work and blessed by 160+ countries.  Organizations can benefit from global acceptance, good practices, and management experience.

This webinar covers the overall need for automation to support ISO 22301, with an exploration of six major program management areas where software can be exceptionally helpful for the new standard, as follows:

  • BIA and RA analysis (8.2.2, 8.2.3)
  • Resources and planning (8.3.2, 8.4.4) 
  • Testing and exercise management (8.5) 
  • Incident response/communications (8.4.2, 8.4.3)
  • Audit processes (9.2)
  • Corrective actions (10.1)

Chris Alvord, COOP Systems Founder, CEO, CBCP, MBCI, OCEG Risk, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor

After senior roles in consulting and technology for 25+ years, Chris Alvord started COOP Systems.  Since then, he has designed an industry-leading Web-based BCM software package, led numerous large-scale projects, been a Certified Business Continuity Teacher, and holds CBCP and MBCI certifications form DRI International and the Business Continuity Institute.   He has been recently certified by OCEG (Risk) and ISO 22301 (Global BCM standard).

Mr. Alvord has presented, published and been quoted in numerous industry venues.

Mr. Alvord has a BA from Harvard College, MBA from Harvard Business School, and has done doctoral course work at Virginia Tech.

Automating the New ISO 22301 Global BCMS Standard - Solutions Track 2 At Fall World 2013